09 Sep '12, 2am
Toshiba's SCiB Li-Ion Headed To Start/Stop System: ^WG
Used in the iMiEV and Fit BEVs and now for the first time for Start/Stop in the Japanese Suzuki R6 Wagon. Wayne Gerdes - CleanMPG - Sept. 8, 2012 Toshiba’s SCiB (Super Charge ion Battery) for the Industrial market. Basic capabilities include the ability to recharge to 90% of maximum capacity in less than five minutes while providing a 10 year lifespan even at high C-Rates. The latest in Toshiba’s battery technology includes a new negative electrode material; new separators, new electrolyte, and new manufacturing technology. Li-Ion for more basic Start/Stop Systems Toshiba announced that its SCiB Li-Ion will soon be an integral part of Suzuki’s NE-CHARGE regenerative braking system introduced in the Wagon R and Wagon R Stingray "kei" cars. Toshiba's SCiB uses battery anode made of Lithium titanate oxide that can charge and discharge rapidly while maintaining longevity in wi...